Port Townsend, WA

Have been collecting antique telephones since 1965, but I like all kinds of antiques and collectables, furniture, lamps, Coca-Cola, military uniforms, advertising.


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Telephone Operator 10.5 Pound Breast Plate and Harness - Telephonesin Telephones
American Cheese & Coca-Cola - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
Organ Stool - Furniturein Furniture
My 1970's Baume & Mercier watch - Wristwatchesin Wristwatches
1944 16" x 27" Coca-Cola Cardboard Sign With Gold Wood Frame - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
25 Finger Hole Dial Intercom - Telephonesin Telephones
S-W (Sure Winner) Green Trading Stamps - Stampsin Stamps
World War One Soldier - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Morris Minor cars in the Pacific Northwest - Classic Carsin Classic Cars
DeVeau Candlestick catalog - Telephonesin Telephones


  1. No battery supply came through the switchboard
  2. SpiritBear, I will post some operators headset over the years
  3. That was a Bell Telephone Company switchboard operators's blake transmitter and long pole receiver breast plate from the 1880's. the harness and gear weight about 10.5 pounds.
  4. Nice bell system sign
  5. Your model 23 J pay phone was manufactured by Gray Telephone Pay station Company of Hartford, CT. This pay phone style was in the 1913 Gray catalog. with the newer type handset on yours it would have...
  6. I don't see this menu board in the 12th edition.
  7. Going by the name tag Western Telephone Mfg Co. the wall phone was manufactured after 1903. The company was founded in 1896 in Chicago, IL as Western Telephone Construction Company in 1903 the name w...
  8. Thank you for your comment jscott0363
  9. another great display case
  10. Great display board
  11. Your Western Electric magneto box was produced from 1908 to the 1920's. it was used with the non-dial candlestick telephones.
  12. Thank you SpiritBear
  13. Thank you antiquerose
  14. Thank you jackart
  15. Thank you for you nice comment Recordmantime
  16. Thank you fopr the love Buckethead
  17. I had a party line in Lomita, CA Ph # DAvanport 6-4859
  18. Have you ever gone to the "Barb Wire Capital of the World" at LaCrosse Kansas. Back in the 1970's, LaCrosse township use to host the Antique Telephone Collectors Association annual meeting and show. I...
  19. Nice looking desk set, I'll keep my eyes open for the dark red and canary yellow
  20. Nice complete Western Electric type 1317 wall phone, mfg. around 1907
  21. It looks like a telephone operator chair
  22. The magneto is The Williams-Abbott Electric, but it's not correct for this phone. The magneto should set on the lower shelf that is missing. Looks like someone tried to convert this phone for modern d...
  23. Your wall phone was manufactured by Holtzer-Cabot Electric Company of Boston, MA around 1908. Model number is 1333. You can remove the two screws on the key hole plate and use a screw driver to unlock...
  24. Your Kellogg candlestick was manufactured around 1912, the patent dates on the back cup was for the transmitter. The original transmitter was replaced with a newer solid type transmitter, the mouthpi...
  25. Thank you Yen
  26. Your Western Electric or Northern Electric 293A was first produced 1908. The North Electric dial was added later on. the hook switch and side plate looks to be from a Kellogg Switchboard & Supply Co. ...
  27. We used to make these anvil's in high school metal shop class during the late 1950's. Back then the courses like wood shop, metal shop, auto shop, drafting were called Industrial Arts.
  28. pw-collector, Ingersoll & Bros. also manufactured telephones in 1894, in was called the "peerless" outfit. I have one in my telephone collection.
  29. I believe your wall phone was manufactured by D.A. Kussell even though the transmitter is a Kellogg, the Kussell transmitter could have been replaced over the years. I look at the over all telephone...
  30. You have a Western Electric #30 peg dialer Manufactured around 1907, the company also made a peg dialer in a wall phone. the 1892 is the patent date for the transmitter.
  31. Real nice work, I have one of this DeVeau's in by collection.
  32. Field made Korean War Presidential Unit Citation, issued from 1951-1954
  33. Looks real nice
  34. 1970's Fantasy item according to Petretti's Coca-Cola price guide 12 edition.
  35. I don't think the seller will take 125.00 less, but will make a offer.
  36. The price tag is $200.00, I passed on the sign.
  37. Your intercoms were manufactured in the U.S. By Electric Utilities Company of New York City. Called the Metaphone in the U.S. and was patented in 1901. In Europe the intercom was called Paraphone and ...
  38. Thank you bythec3
  39. Thank you MyFavoriteTreasures
  40. I have a Upstate Telephone Corp. of New York sign.
  41. Thank you sugargirl
  42. Your Bell sign was used from 1939 to 1968
  43. Looks like one made by John Infurna
  44. Looks to me to be a Western Electric tandem, could use better photo's of the inside top box. The diagram was used inside a Sumter single box wall phone.
  45. Thank you for your love Nicefice
  46. Nice post card
  47. Nice original Western Electric 317
  48. Check my post for Adam shakers
  49. Your wall phone was made by Western Electric International & Nippon Electric Co. Ltd. Tokyo, Japan. The wall phone is tailored after the Western Electric US model type 293 produced after 1907.
  50. I like the old telephone directories from California. I have a 1909 Los Angeles City and County directory. It states they have 52, 257 telephones.
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